Amazon.com to Build Fulfillment Centers in Florida

Amazon.comSEATTLE—Amazon.com plans to open two fulfillment centers, in Hillsborough County and Lakeland, Fla., each of which will measure more than 1 million square feet.

The Hillsborough County location will focus on picking, packing and shipping smaller items such as books, electronics and consumer goods. The Lakeland location will work on larger products, such as kayaks, televisions and others. Together, the two facilities will create more than 1,000 full-time jobs.

Dates for the openings of the two facilities were not given in an Amazon statement about them.